Wednesday, September 01, 2021 by Zoey Sky
The Amish are a simple, traditional people who live fulfilling, quiet lives off the grid. They also have various recipes that are easy to make and are very delicious.
The Amish recipes detailed below are perfect for preppers because following them produces tasty dishes with a long shelf life. (h/t to AskAPrepper.com)
The Amish, also called America’s “Plain People,” are known for shunning technology and having rustic lifestyles.
However, the Amish do not consider technology itself as evil. They are only concerned that using it has the potential to “bring about assimilation into the surrounding society.” They also avoid being influenced by modern ways and often look for new land away from urban areas.
The Amish first settled in Ohio, but they now live in 30 U.S. states and in Canada. Ohio is home to the largest Amish population, followed by Pennsylvania and Indiana.
Like some preppers, the Amish live quiet lives off grid. They are also known for their hearty recipes, which are made using nutritious and homegrown fruits and vegetables. (Related: Food supply 101: What to cook when SHTF.)
When SHTF, these dishes will last long if you store them properly.
If you have an excess harvest of apples from your garden, try this recipe for apple butter that’s perfect for spreading butter on toast or biscuits.
Not sure what to do with apple butter? Try the suggestions below:
Canned meat loaf can last up to one year if it’s unopened.
Unopened cans of chunky chicken soup can last up to one year.
Try this recipe for delicious homemade pickles.
Unopened jars of pickled cucumbers will last for up to a year if stored in a cool dry place.
Gingered pears are a homemade sweet treat with a little spicy kick.
Ingredients for 5 pints of gingered pears:
Unopened, gingered pears should last a couple years.
Mustard pickles are a colorful, tasty side dish.
Unopened jars of mustard pickles will last on the shelf for a couple years. Once the jars are opened, store in the refrigerator.
Try this recipe if you’re craving homemade comfort food like pork and beans.
Learn from the Amish and try these delicious recipes to make long-lasting food for your stockpile before SHTF.
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